Photograph of Antonia De Marco and nephew Dom Scappatura outside the De Marco family store
Photograph of Antonia De Marco and her nephew Dom Scappatura outside the C. De Marco Confectionary, during the early 1940s.
Antonia was married to Carmine De Marco, who was arrested and interned on June 10, 1940 as a threat to the Canadian state. Two of her brothers were also arrested and interned --Frank and Vincent Scappatura.
At the time of her husband's and brothers' internment, Antonia had several nephews actively serving in the Canadian military. Pictured here is her nephew Dom, dressed in his military uniform. Dom served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, along with his brother Joe, who would die while on a mission over the Atlantic.